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7 months ago

Amtrak working to restore train service after large mudslide north of New York City

Crews spent the weekend working to clear mud and debris covering the tracks in Westchester County.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Amtrak working to restore train service after large mudslide north of New York City
10 months ago

84-year-old completes lifelong quest to travel entire Amtrak railroad

After 80 years on the railroad, Nat Read has just completed the final quest of his journey, traveling all 21,400 miles of Amtrak's railroad.
10 months ago
VIDEO: 84-year-old completes lifelong quest to travel entire Amtrak railroad
1 year ago

Amtrak cars derail after collision

An urgent investigation is underway after an Amtrak train collided with a water truck, jolting all eight cars off the track in Ventura County, California.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Amtrak cars derail after collision
1 year ago

Amtrak train derails after crashing into water truck

An Amtrak train has partially derailed after it crashed into an water truck on the tracks in Moorpark, California.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Amtrak train derails after crashing into water truck
1 year ago

Amtrak train hits vehicle

An Amtrak train collided with a water truck causing three cars to pile-up in California.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Amtrak train hits vehicle
1 year ago

1 dead after Amtrak train hits car on tracks in Mobile, Alabama: Police

Police say one person has died after an Amtrak train hit a car that was on the tracks at a Mobile, Alabama, rail crossing Wednesday night.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Delayed Amtrak Auto Train arrives 37 hours after departure

An Amtrak Auto Train detoured off its normal route due to the derailment of a CSX freight Monday night and was stuck while waiting for a new crew to arrive.
1 year ago
An Amtrak train sits at a station stop in Union Station, Dec. 9, 2021, in Los Angeles.
1 year ago

Amtrak train arrives after 37-hour odyssey

The 563 passengers and 333 vehicles onboard the train from Washington D.C. to Florida had been delayed for almost 20 hours.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Amtrak train arrives after 37-hour odyssey
1 year ago

Amtrak passengers stuck on train for more than 23 hours

ABC News’ Gio Benitez details the latest on the passengers who were stuck inside for nearly 30 hours, hundreds of miles from their destination.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Amtrak passengers stuck on train for more than 23 hours
2 years ago

Dramatic video shows Amtrak train slamming into semi-truck car hauler

A dramatic video captured the moment an Amtrak train slammed into a semi-truck hauling several cars in Oklahoma.
2 years ago
A still from a bystander's video taken right before an Amtrak train collided with a car hauler semi-truck in Thackerville, Oklahoma, on Oct. 15, 2021.
2 years ago

Amtrak train strikes semi-truck in Maryland, no injuries reported

An Amtrak train departing from Washington, D.C., collided with a semi-truck in Maryland Wednesday evening.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Amtrak warns of delays due to high temperatures

Amtrak announced on Tuesday that there might be delays due to high temperatures. A civil engineer spoke to ABC News about possible solutions for the rail network.
2 years ago
Amtrak's California Zephyr passenger train departs Chicago Union Station in Chicago, March 2, 2022.
2 years ago

NTSB investigating fatal Amtrak derailment that killed 4

Federal investigators have begun looking into how an Amtrak train collided with a dump truck in central Missouri, killing four people and injuring at least 150 others.
2 years ago
VIDEO: NTSB investigating fatal Amtrak derailment that killed 4
2 years ago

Investigators search for clues in Amtrak collision

Federal investigators revealed the dump truck that collided with an Amtrak train was traveling through an unguarded rail crossing.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Investigators search for clues in Amtrak collision
2 years ago

3 dead, at least 50 injured after Amtrak train derails in Missouri: Officials

The train, en route from Los Angeles to Chicago, had 243 passengers on board.
2 years ago
The train, en route from Los Angeles to Chicago, had 243 passengers on board.
2 years ago

Train derailment in Missouri injures at least 50 people

An Amtrak train carrying hundreds of people in Missouri derailed after hitting a dump truck, injuring at least 50 people.
2 years ago
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2 years ago

Passenger on derailed Amtrak train: 'Oh my gosh, this is actually happening'

Rob Nightingale, a passenger aboard an Amtrak train that derailed in rural Missouri, reacts to the ordeal.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Passenger on derailed Amtrak train: 'Oh my gosh, this is actually happening'
2 years ago

Amtrak train derails in Missouri, injuries reported

The train had 243 passengers on board.
2 years ago
The train had 243 passengers on board.
2 years ago

3 dead, 2 injured after Amtrak train collides with car in California: Officials

Three people are dead and two others seriously injured after an Amtrak train collided with a car in California, officials told ABC News San Francisco station KGO.
2 years ago
This screen grab from a video shows the scene of a Amtrak train and car collision, in Brentwood, Calif., June 26, 2022.
2 years ago

1 passenger died in Amtrak train shooting

Police believe the shooter exited the train while it was stopped Lee's Summit, Missouri. No suspect is in custody and the investigation is ongoing.
2 years ago
Police believe the shooter exited the train while it was stopped Lee's Summit, Missouri. No suspect is in custody and the investigation is ongoing.
2 years ago

Amtrak train strikes car obstructing tracks

An Amtrak train struck a car that obstructed the tracks just north of Boston, officials said.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Amtrak train strikes car obstructing tracks
2 years ago

ABC News Live: Amtrak train collides with vehicle in Massachusetts

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2 years ago
VIDEO: ABC News Live: Amtrak train collides with vehicle in Massachusetts
3 years ago

Video of Amtrack train slamming into a semitruck in Oklahoma

Five people were treated for minor injuries from the collision.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Video of Amtrack train slamming into a semitruck in Oklahoma
3 years ago

Video shows Amtrak train striking semi-truck

An Amtrak train coming from Fort Worth, Texas, struck a semi-truck near Thackerville, Oklahoma, leaving at least four passengers with minor injuries, according to Amtrak.
3 years ago
An Amtrak train coming from Fort Worth, Texas, struck a semi-truck near Thackerville, Oklahoma, leaving at least four passengers with minor injuries, according to Amtrak.
3 years ago

Amtrak crash survivor details 'miracle' escape, files lawsuit

Amtrak crash survivor details of "miracle" escape, files lawsuit. Train, derailment, crash, Montana, death, injured
3 years ago
Workers stand on an overturned train car as front-loaders prop up another train car, Sept. 26, 2021, just west of Joplin, Mont.
3 years ago

Couple celebrating 50th anniversary killed in Amtrak accident

Don and Margie Varnadoe were killed in the Amtrak train derailment over the weekend. The couple was on a special cross-country vacation to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Couple celebrating 50th anniversary killed in Amtrak accident
3 years ago

Investigation into deadly derailment of Amtrak train

Federal investigations are in rural Montana after a train carrying more than 150 people derailed late Saturday. Dozens have been reportedly injured and three people were killed.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Investigation into deadly derailment of Amtrak train
3 years ago

3 dead, over 50 injured in Amtrak train derailment

Three people died and many were injured in an Amtrak train derailment in Montana.
3 years ago
At least three people were killed when a Amtrak train derailed near Joplin, Mont., on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021.
3 years ago

NTSB on scene of deadly train derailment in Montana

The 10-car locomotive was on its way to Seattle from Chicago.
3 years ago
VIDEO: NTSB on scene of deadly train derailment in Montana
3 years ago

Montana governor gives updates on Amtrak derailment

Gov. Greg Gianforte said all train passengers -- except for the five that remained hospitalized in stable condition -- have been moved out of the area.
3 years ago
Gov. Greg Gianforte said all train passengers -- except for the five that remained hospitalized in stable condition -- have been moved out of the area.
3 years ago

Amtrak train derails in Montana

ABC News’ Zohreen Shah shares the latest developments on the accident, which has left at least three people dead and many injured.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Amtrak train derails in Montana
3 years ago

Video shows aftermath of deadly Montana Amtrak train derailment

At least three people died after an Amtrak train derailed in northern Montana on Saturday, the Liberty County Sheriff’s Department confirmed.
3 years ago
At least three people died after an Amtrak train derailed in northern Montana on Saturday, the Liberty County Sheriff’s Department confirmed.
3 years ago

Amtrak seeks $75B in federal funds to expand rail network, add new routes

The company released its Amtrak Corridor Vision Thursday, detailing its 15-year plan to introduce 39 new routes to its network and add service to 160 new communities.
3 years ago
An Acela train is seen at an event marking Amtrak's 50th Anniversary at the William H. Gray III 30th Street Station in Philadelphia, April 30, 2021.
3 years ago

How 'Amtrak Joe' can revolutionize rail in the US

What Joe Biden's massive infrastructure push could mean for rail in the U.S.
3 years ago
In September of 1988, then Senator Joe Biden stands on the platform in Wilmington, Delaware, on his way to Washington, D.C., to work in the Senate.
3 years ago

Amtrak collides with truck in Oakland

Cell phone video showed an Amtrak train slamming into a truck. The truck driver was able to jump out moments before the fiery crash. No passengers or crew members were injured on board.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Amtrak collides with truck in Oakland
4 years ago

Amtrak backtracks on $25,000 charge to wheelchair passengers, promises policy review

Amtrack said it's not going to charge two riders with wheelchairs $25,000.
4 years ago
Candace Coleman, a community organizer for Access Living, rides an Amtrak train from Chicago, Il., to Bloomington In., following a dispute over a $25,000 fee on Jan. 22, 2020.
4 years ago

Amtrak worker killed while working on electrical line

An Amtrak maintenance man was working on a transformer in the Bronx when he was killed from a power surge Thursday morning.
4 years ago
Police investigate the scene where an Amtrak maintenance man working on a transformer in the Bronx was killed after a power surge, Dec. 5, 2019.
5 years ago

Amtrak announces new non-stop service between DC and NYC

The Acela Nonstop will depart Washington Union Station and arrive at New York Penn Station with a total travel time of two hours and 35 minutes.
5 years ago
The Acela Nonstop will depart Washington Union Station and arrive at New York Penn Station with a total travel time of two hours and 35 minutes.
5 years ago

Rescue underway for 183 stranded Amtrak passengers

An Amtrak train with 183 passengers on board was stranded in Oregon for over 24 hours.
5 years ago
Passengers aboard a stranded Amtrak train near Oakridge, Ore., Feb. 25, 2019.
5 years ago

Amtrak train stranded with 183 people aboard

The Coast Starlight Train 11, traveling from Seattle to Los Angeles, came to a standstill near a tiny town in Oregon after hitting a tree that fell on the track.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Amtrak train stranded with 183 people aboard
6 years ago

Amtrak cars detach, stranding riders ahead of Thanksgiving

Two cars separated on a New York City-bound Amtrak train.
6 years ago
This photo provided by Chuck Reeves shows the end of a New York City-bound Amtrak train car after it was separated from another, outside of Ravena, about 25 miles south of Albany-Rensselaer station in Albany, N.Y., Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018.
6 years ago

Amtrak train separates on tracks in New York

A New York-bound train got stuck near Albany when two of the cars separated, stranding passengers in the cold for over two hours.
6 years ago
VIDEO: Amtrak train separates on tracks in New York
6 years ago

Amtrak cars separate on Boston-bound Acela train

A passenger said the first class and quiet cars were impacted by the incident.
6 years ago
This file photo shows an Amtrak Acela passenger train departing Union Station in Washington, D.C. on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013.
6 years ago

VIDEO: Amtrak train breaks apart on trip to Boston
6 years ago

VIDEO: Chaotic 911 calls released from deadly train accident
6 years ago

Truck driver in last week's train crash was trying to go through a closed crossing, Amtrak president says

Amtrak's president talked about the deadly crash last week in Virginia.
6 years ago
6 years ago

South Carolina Amtrak crash is the latest in a string of accidents over the past few years

Sunday's deadly crash in South Carolina was the latest in a string of Amtrak accidents.
6 years ago
Authorities investigate the scene of a fatal Amtrak train crash in Cayce, S.C., Feb. 4, 2018.
6 years ago

Amtrak train on wrong track in deadly crash; it says freight line controls signals

"The cafe car ... was completely folded in half," a passenger said.
6 years ago
Authorities investigate the scene of a fatal Amtrak train crash in Cayce, S.C., Feb. 4, 2018.
6 years ago

VIDEO: New details on Amtrak crash that killed 2 people
6 years ago

VIDEO: 2 dead after Amtrak passenger train collides with freight train in South Carolina